Iowa City named to ‘Drunkest Towns’ list

Iowa City was named the nineteenth drunkest town in the U.S. according to 24/7 Wall St. which published the list. Over 23 percent of Iowa Citians reported drinking to excess. Last fall, the University of Iowa was named the number two party school in the country, according to Playboy magazine. 24/7 Wall St. used data […]

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Shots fired: The Daily Beast puts Templeton Rye on blast

Templeton Rye

In an article titled, “Your ‘Craft’ Rye Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana,” The Daily Beast calls out one of Iowa’s most beloved whiskeys, Templeton Rye, claiming that the whiskey’s “craft” image is at odds with the actual production process. Writer Eric Felten, author of How’s Your Drink? Cocktails, Culture, and the […]

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